Conservation Burn Workshop at Circle Bar Ranch

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The Workshop we held on February 13th at Circle Bar Ranch was a great success. Attendees (including vineyard managers, flower farmers, compost producers, RCD reps and others) spent the morning learning about the science aspects of the conservation burn training, and a few hours in the afternoon learning how to build and manage a pile of vines. Below are a few pictures from the event:

Most of the smoke produced gets consumed by the  top-lit flames.

Most of the smoke produced gets consumed by the
top-lit flames.

The pile is burning nicely now with virtually no smoke.

The pile is burning nicely now with virtually
no smoke.

Putting out the fire—that is steam, not smoke!

Putting out the fire—that is steam, not smoke!

The result:  a nice pile of biochar that can be used in the very  vineyard where the vines were pulled out.

The result: a nice pile of biochar that can be used in the very
vineyard where the vines were pulled out.

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Hometown: Berkeley, California Director, Sonoma Biochar Initiative Served on the Executive Committee of the Sierra Club, Sonoma Chapter Served on the Board of the Sonoma County Conservation Council and the Steering Committee Member and Advisory Committee Member of Solar Sonoma County Received and MBA degree in Sustainable Enterprise, Dominican University, in 2011 Professional Photographer for over 30 years. Charter Member and Past President of the Professional Photographers of the Redwood Empire
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